Unit of competency details

BSBSMB306 - Plan a home based business (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 14/Jan/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced25/Mar/2015

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to BSBSMB306A - Plan a home based businessUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages 24/Mar/2015


Training packages that include this unit

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ICT - Information and Communications TechnologyInformation and Communications Technology 2.0-3.1 
CUA - Creative Arts and Culture Training PackageCreative Arts and Culture Training Package 2.0-3.0 
BSB - Business Services Training PackageBusiness Services Training Package 2.0 

Qualifications that include this unit

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SIS40215 - Certificate IV in FitnessCertificate IV in Fitness 
ICT30515 - Certificate III in Telecommunications TechnologyCertificate III in Telecommunications Technology 1-2 
ICT30315 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Rigging InstallationCertificate III in Telecommunications Rigging Installation 
ICT30215 - Certificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception TechnologyCertificate III in Telecommunications Digital Reception Technology 
CUA51215 - Diploma of CeramicsDiploma of Ceramics 
CUA51115 - Diploma of Visual ArtsDiploma of Visual Arts 
CUA41315 - Certificate IV in Visual ArtsCertificate IV in Visual Arts 
CUA41115 - Certificate IV in Photography and Photo ImagingCertificate IV in Photography and Photo Imaging 
CUA40615 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural ArtsCertificate IV in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Arts 
CUA40415 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical ServicesCertificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services 1-2 
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 080301 Business Management  30/Jul/2015 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to clarify intent of unit

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the viability and create a plan to operate a business in the home environment.

It applies to individuals who are establishing or operating a micro business providing self-employment.

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Management and Leadership – Small and Micro Business

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Determine viability of basing a business in a home environment

1.1 Identify activities that will be undertaken by the business and what facilities and workspace are needed

1.2 Identify what licences, permits, regulations or restrictions apply to operating a home based business

1.3 Identify availability of services and infrastructure to support the business

1.4 Calculate costs of suitable fittings and equipment for the business and any modifications required to existing facilities and infrastructure in the home

1.5 Determine access requirements of clients or delivery vehicles to the business premises

1.6 Identify insurance requirements for operation of the business in the home

2. Plan workplace in a home environment

2.1 Prepare a floor plan or layout that meets needs of the business and home occupants

2.2 Prepare any concept plans for modifications to buildings or structures in accordance with local government requirements

2.3 Obtain approvals from relevant authorities

2.4 Identify work health and safety (WHS) issues and develop procedures to eliminate or minimise any risks

2.5 Design workplace to provide appropriate client access and facilities while retaining privacy for home occupants

2.6 Allocate adequate and secure space for business machinery, equipment and storage of materials

3. Minimise potential sources of conflict

3.1 Identify possible sources of conflict with neighbours or home occupants

3.2 Develop protocols for home occupants, visitors and clients to enable the business to successfully operate in the home environment

3.3 Prepare a work schedule that identifies business and personal activities

3.4 Establish contingency plans for unanticipated events

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.2, 1.3, 1.6, 2.2, 2.4

  • Interprets all legislative and regulatory information pertinent to business requirements

Writing

1.6, 2.1, 2.3, 2.4, 3.2-3.4

  • Uses factual information to complete required forms and workplace documentation

Oral Communication

1.6, 2.3

  • Articulates clearly using specific and relevant language suitable to audience to convey requirements, and listening and questioning techniques to confirm understanding

Numeracy

1.4

  • Analyses numerical information to calculate equipment and infrastructure costs

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 2.2, 2.4, 3.2

  • Appreciates implications of legal and regulatory responsibilities related to own work and recognises specific legal principles and protocols applicable across work context

Interact with others

2.3

  • Selects appropriate form, channel and mode of communication for a specific purpose relevant to own role

Get the work done

1.1, 1.3-1.6, 2.1, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4

  • Takes responsibility for planning and organising own workload, identifying ways of sequencing work efficiently
  • Takes responsibility for outcomes of decisions related directly to own role
  • Recognises and takes responsibility for addressing and rectifying potential problems in the work place

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business Release 2

BSBSMB306 Plan a home based business Release 1

Minor edits to clarify intent

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 2

This version released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 2.0.

Version created to clarify intent of unit

Release 1

This version first released with BSB Business Services Training Package Version 1.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • identify practical requirements of running a home based business, including calculation of costs
  • plan suitable workspace, including:
  • preparing concept plan for possible modifications to structure of building
  • obtaining relevant approvals from external sources
  • identifying and meeting required legislative requirements
  • implement procedures and protocols to ensure home based business runs smoothly including:
  • creating work schedule
  • identifying and establishing contingency plans for areas of possible conflict.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • list prohibitive factors in setting up a home based business
  • list commonwealth, state/territory and local government legislative requirements relating to business operation, especially for work health and safety (WHS) and environmental issues
  • outline constraints of home based businesses
  • summarise relevant services and available infrastructure.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in the Management and Leadership – Small and Micro Business field of work and include access to:

  • relevant legislation, regulations, standards and codes
  • relevant workplace documentation and resources
  • case studies or where possible, real situations.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational education and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=11ef6853-ceed-4ba7-9d87-4da407e23c10

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